The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / North West
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1886 1335 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.56% 24.18% 21.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.50% 27.70% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1164 1302
Median salary £44,000 £42,200 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5313 4819 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4472 4005 5009
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 1383 £45,000 +5.88% 220
Cheshire -1 251 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Merseyside +1 145 £40,000 - 22
Lancashire +7 96 £37,500 - 17
Cumbria +3 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1267 (34.64%) .NET
2 1245 (34.03%) C#
3 1089 (29.77%) Scrum
4 1041 (28.46%) TDD
5 969 (26.49%) JavaScript
6 914 (24.99%) SQL Server
7 891 (24.36%) MVC
8 890 (24.33%) SQL
9 835 (22.83%) HTML
10 818 (22.36%) Java
11 780 (21.32%) ASP.NET
12 779 (21.30%) CSS
13 548 (14.98%) SDLC
14 543 (14.84%) AngularJS
15 523 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 520 (14.22%) Finance
17 505 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
18 503 (13.75%) jQuery
19 495 (13.53%) BDD
20 467 (12.77%) Software Engineering
21 466 (12.74%) Git (software)
21 466 (12.74%) OO
22 451 (12.33%) Microsoft
23 436 (11.92%) WCF
24 418 (11.43%) Web Services
25 401 (10.96%) Degree
26 363 (9.92%) Kanban
27 362 (9.90%) PHP
27 362 (9.90%) HTML5
28 361 (9.87%) Node.js

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 119 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
2 107 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 69 (1.89%) CMS
4 68 (1.86%) JBoss
5 64 (1.75%) Apache Spark
6 63 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 52 (1.42%) Confluence
8 47 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 43 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 42 (1.15%) Apache
10 42 (1.15%) Apache Pig
11 37 (1.01%) WordPress
12 36 (0.98%) SharePoint
13 31 (0.85%) CloudStack
14 29 (0.79%) IIS
15 26 (0.71%) Umbraco
16 23 (0.63%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.44%) Mule
17 16 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 181 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.64%) MS Office
3 28 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 26 (0.71%) MS Project
5 21 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.30%) InVision
9 9 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.22%) Fireworks
11 7 (0.19%) InDesign
12 2 (0.055%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.027%) HipChat
13 1 (0.027%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (1.01%) Magento
2 16 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
5 7 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.11%) Exstream
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.082%) BASE24
7 3 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.055%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.055%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.027%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.027%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.027%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.027%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 208 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.69%) SaaS
4 55 (1.50%) GitHub
5 44 (1.20%) PaaS
6 38 (1.04%) IaaS
7 37 (1.01%) Google Play
8 21 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.25%) Office 365
11 4 (0.11%) Slack
12 3 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.082%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.055%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.027%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.027%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 138 (3.77%) Internet
2 56 (1.53%) Firewall
3 45 (1.23%) DNS
4 43 (1.18%) SAN
5 41 (1.12%) HTTP
6 23 (0.63%) DHCP
7 21 (0.57%) WAN
8 19 (0.52%) Network Security
9 18 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (0.49%) NAS
9 18 (0.49%) VLAN
9 18 (0.49%) WLAN
10 7 (0.19%) SMS
11 6 (0.16%) Skype
11 6 (0.16%) SMTP
11 6 (0.16%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.14%) Broadband
12 5 (0.14%) Intranet
12 5 (0.14%) LDAP
13 4 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 914 (24.99%) SQL Server
2 339 (9.27%) MySQL
3 295 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 236 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 194 (5.30%) MongoDB
6 178 (4.87%) Big Data
7 154 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 115 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 99 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 95 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 92 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 86 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 73 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
15 60 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (1.15%) Apache Hive
17 38 (1.04%) DB2
18 29 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (0.74%) Redis
20 26 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 466 (12.74%) Git (software)
2 289 (7.90%) JIRA
3 219 (5.99%) Selenium
4 218 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 184 (5.03%) Jenkins
6 167 (4.57%) NUnit
7 141 (3.85%) MSTest
8 116 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 115 (3.14%) Visual Studio
10 105 (2.87%) Subversion
11 97 (2.65%) Moq
11 97 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
12 83 (2.27%) JUnit
13 79 (2.16%) Maven
14 70 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 67 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (1.75%) Eclipse
17 47 (1.28%) Grunt
17 47 (1.28%) SpecFlow
18 46 (1.26%) WebDriver
General
1 520 (14.22%) Finance
2 196 (5.36%) Retail
3 144 (3.94%) Games
4 111 (3.03%) Marketing
5 87 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.32%) Banking
7 79 (2.16%) Legal
8 58 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.31%) Advertising
9 48 (1.31%) Military
10 27 (0.74%) Electronics
11 24 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
12 19 (0.52%) Law
13 17 (0.46%) Automotive
14 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.41%) Back Office
16 9 (0.25%) Publishing
17 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1828 (49.97%) Developer
2 699 (19.11%) .NET Developer
3 474 (12.96%) Analyst
4 395 (10.80%) C# Developer
5 354 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 310 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 303 (8.28%) Software Developer
8 286 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 254 (6.94%) Business Analyst
10 192 (5.25%) Software Engineer
11 186 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 183 (5.00%) PHP Developer
13 159 (4.35%) Tester
14 158 (4.32%) Lead Developer
15 152 (4.16%) C# Software Developer
16 147 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
17 145 (3.96%) Test Analyst
18 142 (3.88%) SQL Developer
19 136 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
20 133 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1267 (34.64%) .NET
2 835 (22.83%) HTML
3 780 (21.32%) ASP.NET
4 779 (21.30%) CSS
5 543 (14.84%) AngularJS
6 523 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 503 (13.75%) jQuery
8 436 (11.92%) WCF
9 418 (11.43%) Web Services
10 362 (9.90%) HTML5
11 361 (9.87%) Node.js
12 357 (9.76%) .NET Framework
13 327 (8.94%) RESTful
14 297 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 277 (7.57%) Spring
16 263 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 242 (6.62%) Entity Framework
18 230 (6.29%) WPF
19 223 (6.10%) CSS3
19 223 (6.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 302 (8.26%) iPad
2 245 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 238 (6.51%) User Experience
4 176 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 143 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
7 92 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 66 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 65 (1.78%) NHS
11 55 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 54 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.37%) N-Tier
14 37 (1.01%) Management Information System
15 35 (0.96%) PMI
16 32 (0.87%) iPhone
16 32 (0.87%) Smartphone
17 30 (0.82%) iSeries
18 28 (0.77%) Statistics
19 25 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 340 (9.29%) Windows
2 296 (8.09%) Linux
3 132 (3.61%) Android
4 105 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 92 (2.52%) Unix
6 39 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.68%) Solaris
8 24 (0.66%) OpenVMS
8 24 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.30%) CentOS
11 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.11%) Debian
15 2 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.055%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.027%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1089 (29.77%) Scrum
2 1041 (28.46%) TDD
3 891 (24.36%) MVC
4 548 (14.98%) SDLC
5 505 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
6 495 (13.53%) BDD
7 467 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 466 (12.74%) OO
9 363 (9.92%) Kanban
10 352 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 345 (9.43%) DevOps
12 335 (9.16%) Web Development
13 294 (8.04%) Waterfall
14 273 (7.46%) Web Application Development
15 224 (6.12%) Mentoring
16 219 (5.99%) Project Management
17 216 (5.90%) Automated Testing
18 206 (5.63%) Test Scripting
18 206 (5.63%) Unit Testing
19 199 (5.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1245 (34.03%) C#
2 969 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 890 (24.33%) SQL
4 818 (22.36%) Java
5 362 (9.90%) PHP
6 280 (7.65%) Ruby
7 222 (6.07%) Python
8 187 (5.11%) T-SQL
9 158 (4.32%) C++
10 106 (2.90%) C
11 104 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 86 (2.35%) Perl
13 80 (2.19%) VB
14 74 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 65 (1.78%) Scala
16 59 (1.61%) Bash Shell
17 53 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 39 (1.07%) Shell Script
19 33 (0.90%) F#
20 31 (0.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 401 (10.96%) Degree
2 164 (4.48%) ISEB
3 94 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 92 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 79 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 46 (1.26%) PMI Certification
7 36 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 25 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (0.41%) PMP
11 13 (0.36%) PhD
12 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.19%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.14%) HNC
15 5 (0.14%) HND
15 5 (0.14%) IIBA
15 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (8.06%) QA
2 33 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.33%) SDET
6 11 (0.30%) HL7
6 11 (0.30%) SLA
7 10 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.027%) COBIT
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.027%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 73 (2.00%) Docker
1 73 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 31 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.85%) vSphere
3 31 (0.85%) Xen
3 31 (0.85%) XenServer
4 13 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 13 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.30%) Varnish
7 10 (0.27%) Firmware
8 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.055%) vCloud
10 2 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 91 (2.49%) Puppet
2 83 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.15%) Kibana
4 35 (0.96%) Ansible
5 32 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (0.82%) Cobbler
6 30 (0.82%) SCCM
7 28 (0.77%) Tivoli
8 20 (0.55%) AirWatch
8 20 (0.55%) Terraform
9 19 (0.52%) SCOM
10 12 (0.33%) Packer
11 9 (0.25%) logstash
12 8 (0.22%) Salt
13 6 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.16%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.16%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.16%) WSUS
14 5 (0.14%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 451 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 232 (6.34%) Oracle
3 100 (2.73%) VMware
4 97 (2.65%) Google
5 67 (1.83%) IBM
6 43 (1.18%) SAP
7 31 (0.85%) Adobe
7 31 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
7 31 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 26 (0.71%) NetApp
8 26 (0.71%) Zend
9 22 (0.60%) HP
9 22 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 18 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.49%) Tableau
11 17 (0.46%) Demandware
12 15 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.41%) Cognizant
13 13 (0.36%) Facebook
13 13 (0.36%) ServiceNow
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £40-45k DOE + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago